Would You Ride The Night Train To Chechnya?

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  • Published: 05 November 2019
  • 🇷🇺 I decided to head south to the snowy peaks of the Caucasus that divide Europe from Asia. But before I could board my train to Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, I had to work out what exactly a bloody 'put and platform' is. Fortunately a one legged local helped me...Yes I'm back in Russia!

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  • Leptonaut
    Leptonaut  2 days back

    "Does the TV work?"

    "Not at this time."

    Translation: "Not since the 20th century."

    • Leptonaut
      Leptonaut  2 days back

      "Maybe sex slaves... hello."

      • blakeslide
        blakeslide  2 days back

        *Bald joking about him being a foreign invader in chechnya of all places*
        jesus christ lol

        • Abhishek Kulkarni
          Abhishek Kulkarni  2 days back

          Wow. These railway stations look like palaces. क्या बात है!

          • Dr_ Yeet
            Dr_ Yeet  4 days back

            That one legged local seems like he would have some crazy interesting stories, he seems friendly enough to sit down and chat with, over a JD apparently.

            • Mr.Zhypo
              Mr.Zhypo  4 days back

              2:13 when you hear that laugh you know the joke was good.

              • Gra Inc
                Gra Inc  4 days back

                "Would you hang out in the train station in Miniralniye Vody and get on a train headed towards Chechnya"?

                • Hugh Jaboner
                  Hugh Jaboner  4 days back

                  Good night Mr. Bald.. 🚂🇺🇸🇬🇧🇷🇺

                  • Harry
                    Harry  5 days back

                    Shit had me dying when he lightly touched the secret compartment and the thing exploded open

                    • dima Dimitrov
                      dima Dimitrov  5 days back

                      hell no they won't like an ex Russian soldier who fought in both chenchen wars

                      • Narcis Balog
                        Narcis Balog  6 days back

                        is he psycho from crysis?????

                        • Ryan O'Malley
                          Ryan O'Malley  6 days back

                          Da.

                          • omega
                            omega  7 days back

                            "Does the government pay you benefits?"

                            "Fuck 'em"

                            Gotta love the Russians

                            • Ellie H
                              Ellie H  1 weeks back

                              You may not be writing a novel with a quill, but your words have clearly left their mark on everyone you meet. You’re the rare kind of traveler, the type of person who no one forgets after meeting. Thanks for sharing your adventures. Makes me want to run away again on another big adventure.

                              • Timothy Duffey
                                Timothy Duffey  1 weeks back

                                This fuckin rules

                                • Warren Wilkins
                                  Warren Wilkins  1 weeks back

                                  Mr. Bald is so facile speaking Russian that I find strange that he has trouble with путь and платформа. Платформа = platform, путь = track. Platform is the thing you stand on, and the track is what the train is on. For example, you would first go to the correct platform, say platform 5 and on your left could be track 9 and on your right track 10. Find the correct platform then the correct track.

                                  • Cristian AGIDW
                                    Cristian AGIDW  1 weeks back

                                    Found this at the end of my bday and im really intrigued by you, weird bald sir. Thank you

                                    • Redinstrumental753
                                      Redinstrumental753  1 weeks back

                                      Love your vids man also great personality.

                                      • Darshan H
                                        Darshan H  1 weeks back

                                        And people hate Russia for no real reason. I am an Indian and Russians are our brothers......India and Indians will always side with Russia against the north american countries and the entirety of Europe...not that they need it but they have us as brothers either way. Long live mother Russia!!

                                        • cream bun
                                          cream bun  1 weeks back

                                          You'll be fine, you won't be anywhere near any black areas.

                                          • ceko m9
                                            ceko m9  1 weeks back

                                            come to zefiri, athens greece please

                                            • Syssiphus
                                              Syssiphus  1 weeks back

                                              Russia is beautiful. That train station was Wow.

                                              • Usman Chaudhary
                                                Usman Chaudhary  1 weeks back

                                                this is relay very welcoming as compare to if some one visited UK. Horribly experience to visit UK. They are f***** cheaters

                                                • Usman Chaudhary
                                                  Usman Chaudhary  1 weeks back

                                                  it is always horrible to visit UK. English public is soo f**** mother F**** racist. They show racist gestures and look with funny eyes to all those who are non-white.

                                                  • rusu989
                                                    rusu989  1 weeks back

                                                    i bet that was the wagon compartiment reserved for staff to sleep in but when the ticket lady saw that you're a foreigner and asking for an "single" cabin space, she gave you that seat/cabin no. knowing that it's going to be vacant the whole trip. nice of her and the rest of the staff to play along. that russian care for you!

                                                    • DelusionaryKiller
                                                      DelusionaryKiller  1 weeks back

                                                      Ok but can we talk about how pretty and chill the environment looks like outside.

                                                      • Insignificant Aftermath

                                                        What a beautiful and tidy train station.

                                                        • nsa3679
                                                          nsa3679  1 weeks back

                                                          "Rich country, poor people" default story of all ex-Soviet Union countries.

                                                          • Sandy Savage
                                                            Sandy Savage  1 weeks back

                                                            7:10, Mose from The Office makes an appearance

                                                            • Rmn Snk
                                                              Rmn Snk  1 weeks back

                                                              Классно, только на тебя наткнулся

                                                              • Nichijou Bot
                                                                Nichijou Bot  1 weeks back

                                                                That train station is very beautiful. Better than the ones here in the US with homeless people shitting on the benches. (Not joking this has happened twice in my local station while I was there)

                                                                • Russet Burbanks
                                                                  Russet Burbanks  1 weeks back

                                                                  I think that Russian people seem very friendly and helpful. Thanks for the video sir!

                                                                  • GoodOlChippy1
                                                                    GoodOlChippy1  1 weeks back

                                                                    That was a rude thing to say about Russians to a Russian person lol

                                                                    • Horse Radish
                                                                      Horse Radish  2 weeks back

                                                                      2:05 redpilled

                                                                      • Skaatje
                                                                        Skaatje  2 weeks back

                                                                        It's the section of the platform. When you have a long train that gets split up halfway, you know you're in the right section and don't have to get out then. That's not russian, that just organised. I am sure most countries have that.

                                                                        • armored milk man
                                                                          armored milk man  2 weeks back

                                                                          Thanks Azerbaijan man

                                                                          • Kai Harrison
                                                                            Kai Harrison  2 weeks back

                                                                            If only every country was accepting as this.

                                                                            • TwanZilla
                                                                              TwanZilla  2 weeks back

                                                                              New to your channel. I may have only seen one other where you met a man in Chernobyl who lived alone in the middle of nowhere. Curious as to what you do in order to travel? My teenage years were spent with mostly Russian friends when I lived in Germany.

                                                                              • Henrique
                                                                                Henrique  2 weeks back

                                                                                One heck of a shitty first class hein?

                                                                                • cdf360
                                                                                  cdf360  2 weeks back

                                                                                  I came here hoping to be the millionth viewer

                                                                                  • Lance Pena
                                                                                    Lance Pena  2 weeks back

                                                                                    I dont know whats your video about im so amazed how you switch from russian and with accent to english with british accent.

                                                                                    • The Dude
                                                                                      The Dude  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Dude u must visit to Kislovodsk;)

                                                                                      • murmurlenko
                                                                                        murmurlenko  2 weeks back

                                                                                        thats a surprise to me that a video about russian towns almost has no russian commentaries under it
                                                                                        p.s. watching a video about your region from a foreign person is a completely new experience

                                                                                        3:04 i wonder if anybody understood that gesture. BaB asked "for what?" and then the man slaped his arm so i thought he meant "bc i do some needle drugs" but that thing just meant the finger gesture lol

                                                                                        • Franz Lizst
                                                                                          Franz Lizst  2 weeks back

                                                                                          5:07 "our".

                                                                                          • Never Meme
                                                                                            Never Meme  2 weeks back

                                                                                            I like ur charisma

                                                                                            • Marcus White
                                                                                              Marcus White  2 weeks back

                                                                                              fine i’ll watch this video

                                                                                              • noyeahno
                                                                                                noyeahno  2 weeks back

                                                                                                What are you recording on? GoPro?

                                                                                                • - Gendo -
                                                                                                  - Gendo -  2 weeks back

                                                                                                  I love how quite and relaxing your vids are, withouth all that annoying music and cuts